Deadline: 10 September 2016
CORRECTIV and the Adenauer Fellowship for Media & Communications are inviting applications for the Fellowship for Asian Investigative Journalists, financially supported by the Konrad Adenauer Stiftung (Foundation).
This will be three months’ program, in which the fellow will investigate the worldwide rise in sea level as part of the nonprofit investigative newsroom correctiv.org in Berlin. Climate change and sea level rise are two of the most serious threats in our world today. The fellow will work with correctiv.org and focus especially on the situation around the coastlines in Asia.
As part of the CORRECTIV newsroom, the fellow will cooperate with other reporters in a team and publish a number of different stories on this issue. The stories will be published in English and German. The fellow is free to publish the stories in his native language additionally.
The fellows will be financially supported with 2,000 Euro per month plus a round-trip flight to Berlin.
Applications are invited from applicants who:
- are Asian citizens
- are 35 years of age or younger
- have been in the job for at least two years
- have experience in investigative journalism
- are fluent in written and spoken English
- show interest in climate change and its consequences
- are preferably from an area affected by the rise in sea level
How to Apply
Applications with all supporting documents must be submitted via email.
Eligible Countries: Afghanistan, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Cambodia, China, Georgia, India, Indonesia, Iran, Iraq, Israel, Japan, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Kuwait, Kyrgyzstan, Laos, Lebanon, Malaysia, Maldives, Mongolia, Myanmar, Nepal, North Korea, Oman, Pakistan, Qatar, Russia, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, South Korea, Sri Lanka, Syria, Taiwan, Tajikistan, Thailand, the Philippines, the United Arab Emirates, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan, Vietnam, Yemen.
For more information, please visit Asian Investigative Journalists.